This email with the subject "I AM WAITING FOR YOUR REPLY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 26 Dec 2008 22:46:56 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Mr Charles Smith" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Mr.Charles Smith. NNPC Towers Herbert Macaulay Way Garki, Abuja-Nigeria Dear Friend I choose to reach you through this medium (Internet) because it still remains the fastest, surest and most secured medium of communication.However,this correspondence is unofficial and private, and it should be treated as such. Before I introduce myself, I urge you to treat it with the seriousness it deserves. I wish to intimate you with this proposal in my capacity as Chief Accountant and in full agreement with the Auditor-General of this Company (NIGERIAN NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION) We scrutinized all records and the accounts of awarded and executed contracts of this company (NNPC) during the previous military regime, since the inception of democracy in Nigeria and carefully uncover and mapped out a whopping sum $21,000,000 USD,which we want to transfer into your account as the beneficiary. As top civil Servants, we are not authorized to operate foreign bank accounts hence our decision to use your account in full trust and confidence to transfer this money outside Nigeria. We have accepted you as our foreign partner and will regularize and update the approvals to reflect you as the true beneficiary of the contract sum $21,000,000 USD (twenty one million UNITED STATES DOLLAR). It is pertinent to note that it is not risky and does not require many engagements since we have taken care of the deal in full capacity. We have resolved to give you 20% of the total sum for your assistance. If you are interested in this deal. In return mail give me your, contact address, phone and fax lines through which l can send you approved documents for your perusals. You will send me a letter of invitation immediately the money gets into your account. I am anxiously waiting for your response with hope that you will understand the confidentiality of this transaction. Best Regards, Mr.Charles Smith